Alleged assault case is djourned for two weeks

The case of a Tralee man charged in connection with an alleged assault on Judge Brian Curtin has been adjourned for another 2 weeks. In court today the solicitor for the accused was warned that if Council advice has not been obtained by then the case will proceed in its absence. Thomas Hallisey with an address at 73 Mitchell`s Crescent, Tralee is charged in connection with an incident which is alleged to have taken place on the 21st of March 2003 on Castle Street in the town involving Judge Brian CurtinMr Hallisey faces 2 charges one under The Public Order act and the other an assault charge. At Tralee District Court today Solicitor for the accused Joe Mannix said he was still awaiting advice from Council. When questioned by Judge Terrence Finn as to why it had not been received he said there were deep issues involved and he wasn’t surprised it was taking this long. Adjourning the case for 2 weeks Judge Finn said if the advice has not been obtained by that date the case will move forward in its absence.